New Semester, Productivity, Teaching, Uncategorized

Life-Changing Supplies for First-Year Teachers

(This post contains affiliate links) Being a first-year teacher can be scary. Before I stepped into my first solo classroom, I remember thinking things like, "What am I going to do with all those kids ALL day long?" "What if they don't listen to me?" and "Who thought it was a good idea to let… Continue reading Life-Changing Supplies for First-Year Teachers

Decluttering, Kid Spaces

5 Tips for Organizing Kids’ Spaces

If there is one area in your home that seems to need organization again and again, it's probably any place where your kids keep all their stuff! I don't know about your kids, but mine are constantly moving from one activity to the next, leaving a trail of toys throughout the house. Having simple systems… Continue reading 5 Tips for Organizing Kids’ Spaces

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Distance Learning Tips for Teachers

Three weeks ago, "Distance Learning" was a phrase most of us had never heard of, much less considered. Now? Teachers can hardly open their emails, scroll through Instagram, or click on a website without being flooded with resources for Distance Learning. The resources are helpful, they really are... until they aren't. Therefore, major problem right… Continue reading Distance Learning Tips for Teachers

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Best Time Management App List 2020

Finding the best time management apps can be a challenge. Every one has a different ideas of what "works" and what's "effective." When I look for a time management app, whether it's a daily routine app or a calendar, I look for something to keep me on task, send me reminders, and you know... look… Continue reading Best Time Management App List 2020

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Best Teacher Gifts Under $25

Teacher gifts can be challenging. Whether your child’s teacher’s birthday is coming up, or you’re a teacher participating in Secret Santa, it’s always tough to know what others will like. If you’re looking to get a little more creative than the traditional Starbucks gift card (and support small business), then here are some of the… Continue reading Best Teacher Gifts Under $25

New Semester

How to Organize Your Life in College

"We continue the way we start." -Gretchen Rubin Let's create a time map for your first semester of college! If you're starting college next semester, chances are you are feeling INCREDIBLY nervous about this time. Partly a good, I'm-so-excited, everything-is-going-to-be-so-much-fun, kind of nervous. And partly an, oh-my-gosh-I-am-going-to-be-Responsible-for-feeding-myself-and-keeping-my-living-space-clean-and- waking-up-on-time-and-getting-things- done-all-by-myself kind of nervous. Both are normal.… Continue reading How to Organize Your Life in College

Productivity

Forming Good Habits is Easier Than You Think. Start with These 3!

"Keeping up is easier than catching up." -Gretchen Rubin I love this quote. In her book, Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin talks about habit formation. In this quote specifically, she discusses how it is easier to form good habits by doing small tasks each day to "keep up," rather than setting aside all of the… Continue reading Forming Good Habits is Easier Than You Think. Start with These 3!